July 15, 2019

Two different baleen whales in the Salish Sea!

Erin | M/V Kestrel | Sunday, July 14, 2019 | 3:00 PM What a lovely trip aboard the M/V Kestrel this afternoon. We began our trip going north out of Friday Harbor because we heard that there was a gray whale travelling along the shoreline of Shaw Island! We were barely ten minutes into our trip when...Read more

July 15, 2019

A true wildlife adventure in the Salish Sea!

Erin | M/V Kestrel | Sunday, July 14, 2019 | 11:00 AM It was an absolutely wildlife-filled day on the water this morning. We began our trip heading south out of Friday Harbor. We made our way to Cattle Point and got a lovely view of the lighthouse. Then we went directly across the San Juan Channel...Read more

July 12, 2019

Four Humpbacks Feeding in Canadian Waters!

Laura C. | 7-12-2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 1:30pm We had an awesome day aboard M/V Sea Lion! With bright sunshine, blue skies and calm seas our vessel headed north to Canadian waters! Suddenly a pair of humpbacks were spotted near North Pender Island! We saw their exhalations from quite a distance and...Read more
Bigg's Killer Whales near San Juan Island

July 10, 2019

A [Killer] Whale Adventure in the Salish Sea!

Olivia | July 10th, 2019 | M/V Kestrel | 11:00am We had the most adventurous ‘Adventure Tour’ yet this season! Gearing up for the trip, Captain Brian decided to take a risk and head towards our only Killer Whale reports down in the Strait of Juan de Fuca, almost bordering Haro Strait. On our way...Read more
Bigg's Killer Whales on Sunset Tour

July 9, 2019

Curious Killer Whales in the Strait of Juan de Fuca

Olivia | July 9th, 2019 | M/V Sea Lion | 5:30pm For our rainy sunset tour, Captain Gabe immediately started heading south past the Cattle Point Lighthouse down into the Strait of Juan de Fuca where we had far away whale sightings from earlier in the day. While he was determined to show our...Read more

July 9, 2019

Humpback Whales in Canadian Waters!

Laura C. | 7-9-2019 | M/V Kestrel | 11:00am A picturesque mountainous scene was in store for all aboard M/V Kestrel today! The weather along the Salish Sea turned swells and whitecaps of the Pacific Ocean into transparent glass, creating a mirror image of all the beauty surrounding our vessel. This...Read more
Killer Whales near Prevost Island Humpback Whale in Boundary Pass

July 8, 2019

Dual Whale Day in Boundary Pass

Olivia | July 8th, 2019 | M/V Kestrel | 11:00am Captain Pete and I started off the trip by heading north towards Boundary Pass where we caught word of some potential whale sightings. On our way there we decided to stop at White Rocks and catch a glimpse at some Harbor Seals. Did you know that...Read more

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